Canadian Wind Energy Association
The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is a non-profit trade association that promotes the appropriate development and application of all aspects of wind energy in Canada, including the creation of a suitable policy environment.
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Moderator: Phil McKay, Operations and Maintenance Program Director, CanWEA
Moderator: Bernard Dufour, EDF Renewables Canada
Cranes – Who Needs Them? Turn Up the Volume on Innovation in Major Component Exchange StrategiesPaul van der Weg, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy & Glen Aitkin, Liftwerx
Impacts of Leading Edge Erosion & Leading-Edge Protection Solutions for Wind TurbinesPaolo Rocca, 3M Canada
Wind Turbine Rotor Icing Detectors Performance EvaluationCharles Godreau, Nergica
OEM Predictive Analysis Using Large Scale Operational Data (Presentation not available)Louis Savard, Enercon Canada Inc.
Next Generation of GearboxesDaniel Charette, Moventas
Controlled Environment in Up-Tower Blade RepairsVille Karkkolainen, Bladefence Canada Ltd.
Using Machine Learning to Provide Advanced Condition Monitoring of Wind TurbinesLiam Sharkey, Uniper Technologies
Connecting Technicians with Engineered Solutions in Real TimeKim Clark, ONYX InSight
Wear Debris and Online Oil Monitoring
Stephen Steen, Poseidon Systems LLC.
Moderator: Scott Harper, WEICan
Application of Advanced Analytics in Wind Farm O&MPhilippe Cambron, Arista
Optimizing Asset Performance and Predicting Component Failure with Artificial Intelligence (Presentation not available)Vikram Mankar, Canvass Analytics
The Pythia Artificial Intelligence Differentiator: Is an OEM Diagnostics Service Worth it?Sam Tasker, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
The Digital and Personnel Challenges of Modelling Data from more than 15,000 Wind Turbine Generators Gorka Parada, NEM Solutions
Moderator: Robert Hornung, President, CanWEA
Moderator: Matt Coleman, Vestas
Taking Safety to the Next Level – The Leadership Gap (Presentation not available)Matt Coleman, Vestas
Evaluating Major Component Repair Decisions for Wind Using Net Present Valuation (Presentation not available)Lindsay Miller, University of Windsor
Connecting Safety With Artificial Intelligence in WindMike Doherty, Blue Arc Electrical Safety Technologies Inc.
Platform-Based Analytics to Reduce Windfarm O&M Spare Parts CostsAlauddin Ahmed, ValueInfinity
A North American Energy Company’s Plain-Language Approach to Bill C-45: No Flying High in the Sky
Ruth Uy & Peter Akiwenzie, Enbridge
Research HuddleA dedicated forum for researchers and industry to discuss the latest in wind power academics.
Moderator: Ian MacRobbie, Liberty Power
In Pursuit of MWhs: Maximizing Value for Wind Projects (Presentation not available)John Gibson, Goldwind Americas
Behind-the-Fence Energy Storage Systems to Facilitate the Participation of Existing Wind Farms in Ancillary Services
Martin Rheault, BBA Inc.
Stoplights, Chess Players and Augmented RealityAndrew Baker, PTC
Bird and Bat MortalityChristy Humphrey and Andrew Ryckman, Natural Resource Solutions Inc.
Moderator: Matthew Wadham-Gagnon, Nergica
Pathway to Innovation
Matthew Wadham-Gagnon, Nergica
Wind Turbine De-Icing Startup (Presentation not available)Daniela Roeper, Borealis Wind
Root Cause Analysis of IGBT Module Failure in Wind TurbinesGrace Madingou, GM Technologies Inc.